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The Darkness Isn’t Only in Your Head: Stigma & Shame

Survivors of perinatal mood and anxiety disorders not only deal with intrusive thoughts, depressive episodes, and intense anxiety; they also feel shame and guilt due to the stigma surrounding mental health complications after welcoming a new baby.

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Never-Ending Cry: Coping with Colic

One of the hardest things I have experienced as a mom was my daughter’s colic, which started around the time of lockdown when we could no longer call on our support network for help or a break.

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Motherhood Made Me Brave

I’ve never wanted to be the center of attention and found the spotlight harsh and anxiety-inducing, but motherhood has made me brave in ways I never expected.

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My Pandemic Baby

The first 18 months of my daughter’s life have been defined by the COVID-19 pandemic and all the conflicting emotions that go along with it: grief, anxiety, and pure joy.

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